Influence of Positioning on Plain Levobupivacaine Spinal Anesthesia in Cesarean Section

  title={Influence of Positioning on Plain Levobupivacaine Spinal Anesthesia in Cesarean Section},
  author={Fabio Gori and Francesco Corradetti and Vittorio Cerotto and Vito Aldo Peduto},
  booktitle={Anesthesiology research and practice},
Background. The behaviour of isobaric levobupivacaine in relation to gravity when used in obstetric spinal anesthesia is unclear. Methods. 46 women with ASA physical status 1 undergoing cesarean section were randomly allocated to 2 groups. Spinal anesthesia with 12.5 mg levobupivacaine was performed in the sitting position in all women. Those in the first group were placed in the supine position immediately after the injection, while those in the second group were asked to remain seated for 2… CONTINUE READING
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